Pratham - Every Child in School and Learning Well

Posted: 11 Feb 2012

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Srikant Datar

Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit

Stacey Childress

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Rachna Tahilyani

Harvard Business School, India Research Center

Anjali Raina

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Date Written: January 15, 2010

Abstract

The case focuses on how Pratham, a non-governmental organization, provided quality education to underprivileged children in India by collaborating with the government. It focuses on the problem Madhav Chavan, the founder, is trying to solve, the contributing factors that have caused this problem not to be solved till now, Madhav's theory of change, questions about whether these activities (inputs) will affect the outputs and have an impact, what will it take and how will we know if Pratham is successful, and recommendations about what Madhav should do next.

Learning Objective: To understand the interrelationship between strategy, organization design innovation, implementation, and change management in bringing about large scale change.

Suggested Citation

Datar, Srikant and Childress, Stacey and Tahilyani, Rachna and Raina, Anjali, Pratham - Every Child in School and Learning Well (January 15, 2010). Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit case no. 110-001, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2002167

Srikant Datar (Contact Author)

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Stacey Childress

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Rachna Tahilyani

Harvard Business School, India Research Center ( email )

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Anjali Raina

Harvard University - Business School (HBS) ( email )

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